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? you know what is going on with sugar is you have monsoons in india and brazilians taking a lot of money away into ethanol production and it isn't this sinister white house effort. what do you make of it? >> it really isn't a sinister white house effort. we have a two-price system for shirg. we pay domestic producers roughly twice the world price and those that consume sugar are upset about that. they don't like paying twice the price. they are trying to get down to the world price. i don't blame them. it is a perfect example of what you do when you screw around. i'm the only one old enough to remember when hi dad was in price of controls under nixon. it screwed things up terribly. i'm worried we will have it in healthcare and screwed up price system and i'm extremely worried. this sugar thing is an objective lesson. neil: you are referring to -- what do you think? >> price controls are coming in gasoline probably, energy. pause you see what they want to do with regulating. the commodities markets and keeping out speculators. this is the perfect example of how government policy
-- the manufacturing jobs that were in america and were moved to countries like india and china. i think that they are experiencing an industrial revolution much like what we saw in the 20th-century. i think that they are developing a middle-class while we are losing our middleclass. i also think that for an economy to do well, there has to be a strong middle-class. that is indicative when you look at consumer spending indexes. we just don't have the money. we don't have the dollars because we don't have manufacturing jobs that developed are middle-class. guest: that is exactly right. that is the essence of the book, which is that china and india have replicated the success in developing this industrialized economy. by opening of their labor force to more exploitation, it does speak to the myth of gdp. you have a growth but poverty grows at the same time. the loss of manufacturing jobs is really such a central element to both this recession and the declining living standards in terms of the exploitation of people, but declining marriage rates, unraveling of our society and many other cou
of people, people from india, for example. >> that's probably the biggest town hashlgs but when you have people from around the world, log on to twitter or facebook or cnn.com, that is a the biggest town hall you can have and the biggest conversation. are you hearing anything from the administration? >> well, they have all our e-mails but we haven't heard back. i have friend, by the way, in the administration. >> and they're aware of if. >> they are aware of it. they do follow it. there isn't anything by the way, insidious about it. they have their view about how to do health care. but they do acknowledge there are difference of opinion. >> overall, as pie said, i talked to you guys about this, when the media comes out and they see like signs or screaming or yelling or someone with a gun, that's what the pictures are going to be and ultimately it distracts from the real issue on this. online is a way really to get past all of that and to get people's real concerns about what is going on. do you think that there are great ideas that are coming from the social media that we are not hearing
if we don't have an energy policy. china and india are pressed to take the rest of our jobs. their energy policy will hand them to them. because we won't compete. available, affordable energy. it's the mother's milk of the future of our country. and if we don't have a vibrant country we will never have the resources to pay down the debt. if we don't drill, opec will. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage national blogger with hot air.com ed forcey. ♪ ♪ >> good morning. i hope you're enjoying a great lineup here for americans for prosperity foundation. what a great conference. absolutely. so i'm thinking to myself, americans for prosperity. i don't know, some of you may remember a time when that would have been considered a redundsy. americans for prosperity. it's like saying swimmers for getting wet weather. america was built for prosperity. this is the thing that people don't remember, a lot of people don't think about. some people just flat out deny. america was built for prosperity. people will tell you that american prosperity was an acciden
of gravity to the world, cna and india. ifhey becomeich countries the majority of meykind is rush marine tour sglts inhe remainedf your life, whether 10 years, o 20 yes or what you-- what would you like to achieve? >> i don't havany illusions th i will kks chief these great things. i like to help push people and push this in a sensible way. >> as you know most people think your more interting ideas in physs came a long time ago >> that' true. >> rose: i know. i enjoy life and don't partularly care what i'm doing at that moment tt is interested. is ichallenging and inresting to youyou? >> science, of course, to me is sun and just like paintg pictures oanything else. >> rose: it's a puzzle. >>ell, i would say it's a technical skill, which is f to ercise. >> rose: yeah. the is this ia that physics has had its sentry, and the. >> i think that's quite likely to be true. it certain that physics has slowed dowduring my lifetime. largely ju because the experiments have beco so slow. but biology, at thsame time, s been speeding up. so i think it'srobably true thathis century is the century of biology.
are to impose sanctions to try to turn off the trade taps of this country. china and russia and india continue to trade with this regime. it's had limited effects. now, there's talk of whether there's time to repraise it and perhaps it's the beginning of a channel or dialogue opening up. he managed to meet the man in charge. it's significant they allowed him to meet her. >> all right. we appreciate you hopping on the horn with us. we'll check in with you, again. jim webb is not on a official state department mission. he serves on a subcommittee. still, he's a high ranking u.s. official. he did get the white house blessing to go on this trip, even though he is not going for the president or the state department. it was breaking news here, betty. this american, this saga, a weird saga that started in may. >> he's on a mission from god to save her. i think something dan said that was important, he's facing a lot of ill bszs, physical illnesses. he had several siezures while waiting for the trial to end. perhaps it was part of the whole grand scheme. imagine what would have happened if he had to s
it goes back to the origins of world trade, as far back as the east india company and hudson bay company, nothing particularly new to being a diplomat or preacher or businessman or woman. for decades, ibm employees have said the initials stand for i have been moved. what is new? the growth of the numbers of corporate freeloaders. the breadwinners, i will start -- what is new is the growth in the numbers of corporate relos, a number i estimate to be ten million people. the breadwinners and their families and how that has grown with the growth of the american economy. american foreign trade, to cite a statistic, all the goods and services that we buy and sell abroad, from $400 billion in 1970 to over $3 trillion now. as companies, american and foreign, they need people to carry their banner and build business far from home. you have not heard the word relosville because i made it up. they are cereal long-distance movers. the word relos probably a originated among suburban real estate agents who specify in catering to them. relos tend to reduce the tween moves in relovilles, suburbs caterin
statements by secretary clinton wishing the government, the pakistan and india a happy birthday, had the independent state. -- independence day. the secretary is airborne coming back to washington, d.c. after her compelling trip to africa. she met this morning before departing with prime minister jose mavis but obviously the trip represents the commitment the of all administration and the secretary to the partnership with africa. obviously a great deal of discussion over the past 12 days about reform on the continent, the lipitor, judicial police, constitutional, but stability and in the different parts of africa to somalia the united states interest both in promoting trade between africa and the united states but also promoting trade among the states of africa, a great deal of discussion paid to the outstanding pepfar efforts in the continent both in terms of combating hiv/aids but also malaria and the trip to omar where she focused on the crimes of gender based violence and very direct conversations with a number of countries about the imperative of good government, good governance
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